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Meet the Artist: Aleli Gonzalez Kelton

Photo of a Flower by artist Aleli Gonzalez Kelton

My name is Aleli Gonzalez Kelton. I grew up in Burbank and attended John Burroughs High School, benefiting from the excellent photography program at JBHS in addition to participating in the Regional Occupational program offered for the field photography. The program offered many opportunities, and it wasn’t long before I decided that photography would be my career. I developed an ...

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YLP Hosting Health & Safety Fair Saturday

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK –The Yosemite Lakes Park Disaster and Safety/Health Committee will hold its inaugural Safety & Health Fair on Saturday (Sept. 28) from 10 am to 4 pm. The fair will be held both inside the YLP club house and in the adjacent parking lot. (The club house is located at 30250 Yosemite Springs Parkway.) Agencies and businesses scheduled ...

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50th Annual Mountain Heritage Days Parade: Volunteerism Leads the Way

By Sarah Jackson Special to Sierra News Online OAKHURST — The importance of volunteerism and preservation of local history were the themes of the 2019 Mountain Heritage Days Parade — which took place Saturday morning in Oakhurst. The annual parade, which benefits the Fresno Flats Historic Park, is a celebration of the mountain community and its rich history. Beginning and ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: Like Father – Like Son

During the year 1837, a certain young man set out to try his hand at retailing in a burgeoning New York City.  He had been the manager of a general store for nearly ten years and figured that it was time to venture out.  Together with a childhood friend, his initial plan was to open a small stationary store which ...

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Meet the Master Gardeners

MARIPOSA — Local UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa County will be at the annual Mariposa Home and Garden Show on Saturday, October 5 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Bring in your garden questions — we would love to research and answer them for you! Fall is the time to start planting perennials and natives. ...

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Coolwater Ranch House Concert Series Kicks Off New Season

AHWAHNEE — Coolwater Ranch House Concert series begins it’s next season by welcoming two-time Grammy winner Laurence Juber back to the ranch on Saturday, September 28th at 8 pm. The Ranch is located in Ahwahnee at 45680 Forest Ridge Drive. A prolific composer, performer and studio musician, Juber is probably best known worldwide as the lead guitarist for Paul McCartney’s ...

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Oakhurst Hosts Annual Mountain Heritage Day Festivities This Weekend

OAKHURST – It’s true: everybody loves a parade, especially one celebrating Mountain Heritage Day and nonprofit Sierra Historic Sites Association’s 50th anniversary at Fresno Flats Historic Park. As an added bonus, the Grand Marshal title for Saturday’s (Sept. 21) Heritage Day Parade 2019 goes to the Oakhurst Boys & Girls Club. The indispensable organization, represented by its members and board ...

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Annual Classic Car Show Motors into Oakhurst

OAKHURST — A rainbow of rolling stock took center stage Saturday at The 17th Annual “Run For the Gold Classic Car Show.” From a vintage, jet-back 1965 Cadillac convertible to a 1926 Ford Coupe, nearly 100 rare, collector cars and trucks were on display this weekend at Oakhurst Community Park. Auto enthusiasts traveled from across California to show their vehicles ...

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Volunteers Pitch In to Clean Up Oakhurst River Parkway

OAKHURST — Several dozen community members rolled up their sleeves Saturday to take part in the “Great Sierra River Clean-Up.” The event was held from 9 am to noon by the banks of the Fresno River and along the Oakhurst River Parkway in the area adjacent to Oakhurst Community Park. Participants removed hundreds of pounds of litter and debris from ...

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